Master's Degree in Economics and Administration Baltic Countries

Best Master Programs in Economics and Administration Baltic Countries 2017

Economics and Administration

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Professionals who have studied economics and administration comprehend both the larger economic picture and smaller, individualized trends. It is an interdisciplinary field in which specialists are trained to consider and analyze many components in both the public and private section and make recommendations based on current and potential conditions.

 

Masters Degree in Economics and Administration Baltic Countries

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Master in Accounting and Auditing

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) School of Economics and Business
Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

Accounting and Auditing programme is an internationally acknowledged study programme, providing in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and audit for pursuit of prestigious internationally recognised ACCA qualification and becoming a professional accounting or audit specialist, senior accountant, financial director, company's manager at national or international company of audit, accounting or other business branch, Lithuanian or EU public sector institution. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Economics and Administration Baltic Countries 2017. Accounting and Auditing Master’s degree in Business Management Accounting and Auditing programme is an internationally acknowledged study programme, providing in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and audit for pursuit of prestigious internationally recognised ACCA qualification and becoming a professional accounting or audit specialist, senior accountant, financial director, company's manager at national or international company of audit, accounting or other business branch, Lithuanian or EU public sector institution. The programme is run in Vilnius, the capital city, where major international accounting companies are located. Outstanding links with them provides placements, collaborative research and employment. The studies are organised in the way to combine both studies and professional development at the same time. Top reasons to study @KTU Why KTU? Why Lithuania? Course outline More information about programme ktu.edu/m/accounting-and-auditing Internship & academic mobility opportunities KTU students are encouraged to use academic mobility programme among which Erasmus+ is the most popular. More than 350 Erasmus+ and 100 other bilateral agreements are made for student exchange, and the students may spend 1 semester in a partner university of KTU and gain credits which are transferred into their study plan. The main universities-partners of the programme are University of Bologna (Italy), Athens University of Economics and Business (Greece), University of Bergamo (Italy), Tomas Bata University in Zlin (Czech Republic). Internship (studies practice) can be performed additionally to study plan (in summer between the 1st and 2nd year or as a part of Research projects). The students of this programme may perform internship in Lithuania or abroad using Erasmus+, IAESTE, AIESEC, ISIEC, P4V, etc. academic mobility programmes and designated scholarship. Graduates’ internships are offered as well. The main business partners of the programme are UAB Ernst & Young Baltic, UAB Deloitte Lietuva, UAB PricewaterhouseCoopers, UAB BDO auditas ir apskaita, Lewben Group, Alpine Holdings Ltd (Malta), Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates – Malta Law Firm (Malta), etc. Graduate careers The field of accounting and auditing offers a number of good career opportunities in all parts of business and industry. The programme provides students great opportunities with specialised knowledge in accounting and is primarily who intend to work with accounting, either as auditors focusing on financial accounting and auditing, financial reporting or financial officers and information specialists focusing on management accounting and information technology. Advice of a student/graduate "I have a very positive approach towards studies of audit and accounting. During the lectures we performed interesting, practical tasks that could be applied in the area of work. Good and competent lecturers, including the ones from the business world, provided us with useful advice, based on science as well as on their life experience. I personally, liked modules of Consolidated Accounting and Analysis of Companies, Evaluation of Assets and Business, Audit, Internal Audit, Value-based Management, which helped me acquire necessary and valuable knowledge, deepen my knowledge of accounting, and acquire basic knowledge of audit; that was useful in my professional career." – UAB Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Assistant auditor Gintarė Venckaitytė. Application and admission requirements Academic Requirements Applications are submitted online on http://apply.ktu.edu and all requested documents must be uploaded onto the electronic application form. University Bachelor (a minimum of a 3 years) degree certificate and its supplement (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified); Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject; Research activities, articles are not required but gives higher entry score. Entry score is calculated where the weight in % of each entry subject is as follows: 70% CGPA 20% Research activities, articles, if any 10% Motivation (skype interview) proficiency in English: IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, or equivalent, motivation letter followed by skype interview, digital photo, notary verified copy of passport or ID (for the EU citizens only). For transfer students additionally: original academic transcript of ongoing education at university and the description of taken courses. Programme qualification requirement: Bachelor in finance/economics/management Application deadline EU, EEA, CIS, Georgia, Turkey applicants: 30 July EU applicants for free of charge studies: 10 July International applicants: 30 June The admission offer is given within 10 days after full submission of online application and motivation interview if requested (except for those who apply for state funded places). Fees and scholarships Tuition fee EU citizens and citizens with Lithuanian origin: Lithuania provides free of charge studies for EU citizens based on study field quota and competition therefore all EU citizens and those whose parents or grandparents hold Lithuanian citizenship once are encouraged to apply for state funded places. Application deadline is 10 July. Those who have lower entry score but still meet minimum entry requirements may study as fee payers. Non-EU citizens: 3500 EUR/year. Scholarships and discounts KTU may award scholarships for applicants with outstanding qualifications and for good academic results throughout studies (for all citizens). KTU also acknowledges possible grants from your home institutions and/or other relevant foundations/organisations. Special discounts are applied for the EU-candidate countries citizens (Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey). More information on admissions.ktu.edu Living costs The cost of living depends on individual habits and lifestyle (food, entertainment, travelling, hygiene, services, etc.). Books and other study materials are provided by university. KTU offers accommodation in KTU residencies (monthly rates vary from EUR 50 to 140). Overall estimated cost of living per month is ~EUR 450. Key facts Study language: English Duration: 2 years (120 ECTS), exeption: MSc of European Union International Relation and MSc of Structural and Building Products engineering: 1.5 years (90 ECTS) Delivery mode: on campus (Kaunas, Lithuania), exeption Accounting and Auditing on campus (Vilnius, Lithuania) Studies commence: 1st September Mode of studies: full time Application deadline: EU, EEA, CIS, Georgia, Turkey applicants: 30 July EU applicants for free of charge studies: 10 July International applicants: 30 June [-]

Master in Quantitative Economics

University of Tartu
Campus Full time September 2017 Estonia Tartu

MA in Quantitative Economics gives students strong preparation in contemporary economic theory and econometric analysis methods. [+]

Quantitative Economics is a 2-year Master’s programme that gives students strong preparation in contemporary economic theory and econometric analysis methods enabling them to analyse and forecast economic processes. The programme has a special focus on micro- and macroeconomic theory and it gives training in solving real life economic problems via the application of state-of-the-art economic analysis techniques. The graduates will be able to continue their education in international level economics PhD programmes or follow a career as analysts in banks, public sector organizations, consultation firms and international companies.

After completing the programme, the student: knows the main concepts in economics and has acquired the skills of making critical assessments over the applicability of these concepts; has acquired the ability to apply both micro- and macroeconomic models for analysing the problems which arise in economic practice; knows how to verbally, graphically, mathematically and empirically analyse and forecast both the behaviour of economic agents and also the impact of governmental policies. Audience ... [-]

Master‘s Degree in Future Foresight and Strategic Governance

Kazimieras Simonavicius University
Campus Part time 18  September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

Future Foresight and Strategic Governance is the first educational programme of future studies in Lithuania. The programme combines interdisciplinarity, complementarity and integral universality of the relevant competencies, which create opportunities for better integration in the constantly changing labour market: an insights methodology is taught that can be applied to different areas and on different levels, directing those abilities to the strategic modeling of social, economic, political, cultural and technological processes as well as shaping the future of the knowledge society. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Economics and Administration Baltic Countries 2017. Future Foresight and Strategic Governance is the first educational programme of future studies in Lithuania. The programme combines interdisciplinarity, complementarity and integral universality of the relevant competencies, which create opportunities for better integration in the constantly changing labour market: an insights methodology is taught that can be applied to different areas and on different levels, directing those abilities to the strategic modeling of social, economic, political, cultural and technological processes as well as shaping the future of the knowledge society. The objective of the Future Foresight and Strategic Governance programme is to prepare top-level public administration specialists who are capable of understanding complex management relations integrally in multistage and changing environments on a global scale. Graduates of this programme are able: 1. to apply future foresight methodologies while formulating public administration policies and economic activities. 2. to execute strategic planning and programme management. 3. to prepare and implement public management strategies. 4. to solve complex tasks in the online social, economic and cultural multistage management environments. 5. to carry out strategic planning of technological advances associated with modern information and communication in different areas of public activity and on different levels. 6. to implement sustainable development principles in public management. 7. to make innovative decisions while creating efficient and competitive management strategies. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The graduates of the Master’s Degree Programme of Future Foresight and Strategic Government will be able to work in the areas of political management, public administration, strategic business management, as well as in European integration, to implement civil projects, to carry out intercultural programmes, to develop new areas of economics and innovations, also to work in the areas of foreign policy and international relations, expert and consultancy services, etc. This school offers programmes in English and Lithuanian. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Foreigners who want to apply for the Future Foresight and Strategic Governance part-time study programme must have an Undergraduate diploma. The competitive grade structure and the percentage weighting: • grades of the diploma (certificate) annex – 50 percent • motivational letter – 40 percent • language skills of the study programme to which the applicant applies – 10 percent • additional points (20 percent) may be awarded for work experience or voluntary activity, if it is related to the chosen study programme. Applicants to KSU must submit: 1. the application form (available on the website www.ksu.lt) 2. qualification documents (certificate, diploma) and their annexes (documents must be legalized or approved by Apostille) 3. a document issued by Study Quality Assessment Centre on the recognition of foreign academic qualifications (more on the recognition of these documents can be found on the school website) 4. a copy of a person’s ID document, approved by a public notary or respective authorities 5. a document certifying the required level of English – TOEFL or IELTS certificate or other documents 6. a motivational letter 7. a curriculum vitae 8. 2 passport-size photos All documents must be submitted in English or Lithuanian. DURATION AND PRICE Part-time studies – 1.5 years 2050 EUR per semester for EU students [-]